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Drop Shadow in PSE2020

Enthusiast ,
Aug 06, 2020 Aug 06, 2020

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I recently followed instructions in a YouTube video to increase the canvas size and add a drop shadow to a few photos. It works perfectly in PSE 2020. But, at the end of the process, I did a select all and added a stroke (outline) around the white space. This added another shadow inside the stroke which I didn't want. The only way around this I found was to save the photo as a JPG after adding the drop shadow and then reload the photo and then add the stroke. Is there a better way to do this without the extra steps of saving as a JPG and then reloading it to add the stroke?
 
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http://www.essential-photoshop-elements.com/tips.html Find out how to add a drop shadow with Photoshop Elements. Watch this clear and concise video tutorial ...
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Adobe Community Professional , Aug 06, 2020 Aug 06, 2020
You could make a new blank layer, Select All then Edit>Stroke

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Aug 06, 2020 Aug 06, 2020

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You could make a new blank layer, Select All then Edit>Stroke

 

 

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Aug 10, 2020 Aug 10, 2020

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Hi Jeff,

Sorry I'm late getting back to you. Your tip works perfectly!

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